First Official White House Videographer Joins Revolution Messaging
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After leaving the Obama administration where he recorded the historic first years of the 44th presidency as the first official White House videographer, Arun Chaudhary has joined Revolution Messaging as their Senior Vice President of Communications. Revolution Messaging is the leader in cutting-edge progressive strategies for mobile technologies. As Senior Vice President, Chaudhary will be responsible for developing clients' digital and television plans, training young political operatives on constructing messaging for their campaigns, as well as continuing to make creative videos for Revolution Messaging's clients in his unique and celebrated style.
"Chaudhary's enthusiasm, skill and humor will be a tremendous asset to not only our clients, but also to the next generation of strategists who want to learn how to creatively organize for social change," said Scott Goodstein, founder and CEO of Revolution Messaging. "We are incredibly excited to have Chaudhary joining our team and even more excited to see the videos he produces for this election cycle. With his guidance, Revolution Messaging will continue to be the industry leader in harnessing mobile technology for social change."
Revolution Messaging is a unique hybrid of creative agency, technology for mobile communications (such as text messaging, mobile advertising, interactive voice, mobile app development, etc.), social media, and lifestyle marketing. Since its founding in 2009, Revolution Messaging has won numerous awards for its customer service and technology platforms.
Chaudhary began his work for President Barack Obama when he documented the 2008 Obama for America campaign as the New Media Road Director. He guided the team responsible for capturing the day-to-day life of the future president in video and stills.
Upon joining the White House as the first ever-official White House videographer, Chaudhary became the creator and architect of West Wing Week, the first online video diary of the White House. He has shot and edited over 63 episodes of West Wing Week. He has traveled with President Obama on numerous occasions, capturing public events and behind-the-scenes moments, as well as producing and packaging presidential tapings for the Internet and broadcast television.
"I'm incredibly excited to join the team at Revolution Messaging. While numerous digital firms have sprung up since the 2008 election, Rev stands alone in its commitment to customer satisfaction from the smallest of non-profits to the biggest campaigns. I know this will be the perfect place to continue telling important stories in motion pictures and online."
Chaudhary's work in the White House has been recognized by numerous national media outlets, and his unique background and biography have been featured in various political websites including the New York Times, the BBC, National Journal, Politico, Fortune, and many more.
Prior to filming President Obama, Chaudhary was part of the NYU Graduate Film Department faculty. He received his MFA in Filmmaking from NYU and his BA in Film Theory from Cornell University.
Chaudhary will release his book entitled, First Cameraman: The Improbable Story of How a Disheveled Film Professor Became the First Official White House Videographer at the end of this summer.
SOURCE Revolution Messaging